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Digital Photography 1

BLUE B

GOALS/STANDARDS and BENCHMARKS:

ISBE Standards

25.A.3eVisual Arts:Analyze how the elements and principles can be organized to convey meaning through a variety of media and technology.

26.A.3eVisual Arts:Describe how the choices of tools/technologies and processes are used to create specific effects in the arts.

27.A.3bCompare and contrast how the arts function in ceremony, technology, politics, communication and entertainment.

OTHER OBJECTIVES:

·Students will learn the 10 Tips to Taking Good Photos.

·Students will write photo critiques of photos.

·Students will take a picture of something at EPS that they find symbolizes the school.

·Students will create a photo book with a common theme.

MATERIALS ARE KEPT BY:Michelle Russell-Bottom Desk Drawer

Projector, computers, PowerPoint, iPhoto, Microsoft Word, internet access, digital cameras, worksheets, spiral binding

ASSESSMENTS: correlated to the benchmarks and objectives

10 Tips Quiz

Various projects rubrics

See attached

STRATEGIES

Individual work and partner work.

CURRICULUM MAP

Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 Week 7 Week 8 Week 9
Kodak Tips Photo Critique Photo Critique/EPS Photo EPS Photo iPhoto/ What makes a good photo Unclutter Quote Garden/ Book in iPhoto Book in iPhoto Print/ Share Book

 

DAY-BY-DAY LESSON PLANS

Day 1

Explain Class

Grading Procedure

Pass out Parent Letter

PTA Reflection

Day 2

Signed Parent Letter Due

10 Tips for Taking Good Pictures from Kodak

Day 3

Go over 10 Tips

Photo Critique

Day 4

10 Tips Quiz

Photo Critique

Day 5

Photo Critique Due

Explain Photo Essay

Day 6

Photo essay proposal due

EPS Photo-explain project, students write up proposal

Day 7

EPS Photo – take pictures

Load into iPhoto

(Explain how you import pictures into iPhoto)

Day 8

EPS Photo

Day 9

First photo set (5 pictures) due

iPhoto

·Making photos

·Editing pictures

Day 10

EPS Photo

What makes a strong photo?

Day 11

NO SCHOOL

Day 12

Unclutter

Day 13

Show Quote Garden

How to make a book in iPhoto

Day 14

NO SCHOOL

Day 15

Second photo set due (5 pictures)

Continue working on iPhoto book

Day 16

Last day to work on book

Day 17

Photo books due

Print books

Peer Review

Day 18

Finish printing books

Book Peer Review